“Researchers from Harvard University’s Wyss Institute have developed a novel sacrificial ink-writing technique called SWIFT (sacrificial writing into functional tissue) to 3D print large, vascularized human organ building blocks (OBBs).

Demonstrating its method, the team has created cardiac tissue that fuses and beats synchronously over a 7-day period. This enables the rapid assembly of perfusable patient and organ-specific tissues at therapeutic scales…”

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